Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

Rhode Island College

Providence, RI

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$10,260

$24,735

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
450
75th
540
25th
420
75th
25
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

31%

male

69%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,827
Declined 882
Total Received 4,709
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Public

7,259

undergraduate students

1,431

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Rhode Island College, founded in 1854, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 180-acre campus is located in a residential area of Providence.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,690
Established in 1854
Coeducational Coeducational

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180-acre campus in Providence (population: 180,393), 50 miles from Boston. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Rhode Island College
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI
02908

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
40%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
450
75th
540
25th
420
75th
25
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) March 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,827
Declined 882
Total Received 4,709

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

76%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,674

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,835
Room $7,210
Board $5,450
Additional fees $1,425
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $24,120
Average Financial Aid - $5,674
Total with Avg. Aid $18,446

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,837,985
State $2,022,638
Institutional $6,114,612
Other external $1,292,296
Total $23,267,531

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $324,268
Other external $163,201
Total $487,469

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 401 456-8033
F: 401 456-8686
vgomes@ric.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Gymnastics yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming yes
Tennis yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, indoor soccer, kickball, swimming, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, Wiffle ball, yoga, Zumba

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Little East Conference, New England College Wrestling Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing. yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Chemistry, Other. yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician. yes
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General. yes
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling. yes
Computer Science. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes
Creative Writing. yes yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes yes
Dance, General. yes
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Education, Other. yes yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. yes
Educational Psychology. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Environmental Chemistry. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
French Studies. yes
Geography. yes
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes yes
Intermedia/Multimedia. yes
Journalism. yes
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Medical Staff Services Technology/Technician. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Nurse Anesthetist. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Operations Management and Supervision. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Portuguese Language and Literature. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Psychology, Other. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing. yes
Public/Applied History. yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes yes
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Technical Teacher Education. yes
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Women's Studies. yes
Youth Services/Administration. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-veterinary science

8,690

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

7,259
students

Female
69%
4,986

Male
31%
2,273

16%

1,431
students

Female
78%
1,119

Male
22%
312

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

5,285
students

Female
69%
3,658

Male
31%
1,627

27%

1,974
students

Female
67%
1,328

Male
33%
646

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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